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Book Giveaway – Claude Atcho – Reading Black Books [5 winners]

We’re excited to run this giveaway of FIVE copies of this great new book:

Reading Black Books: How African American Literature Can Make our Faith more Whole and Just
by Claude Atcho

Paperback: Brazos Press, 2022


Book Description:

Learning from Black voices means listening to more than snippets. It means attending to Black stories. Reading Black Books helps Christians hear and learn from enduring Black voices and stories as captured in classic African American literature.

Pastor and teacher Claude Atcho offers a theological approach to 10 seminal texts of 20th-century African American literature. Each chapter takes up a theological category for inquiry through a close literary reading and theological reflection on a primary literary text, from Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Richard Wright’s Native Son to Zora Neale Hurston’s Moses, Man of the Mountain and James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain. The book includes end-of-chapter discussion questions.

Reading Black Books helps readers of all backgrounds learn from the contours of Christian faith formed and forged by Black stories, and it spurs continued conversations about racial justice in the church. It demonstrates that reading about Black experience as shown in the literature of great African American writers can guide us toward sharper theological thinking and more faithful living.
 


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We will draw the winner at random after the book giveaway ends, and will notify them promptly.

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From ERB Editor Christopher Smith

"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities
and the life of the church." 

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Katie Selby is Associate Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Prior to her family‘s recent transition to the Englewood Christian Church community, Katie served various churches and organizations in Nebraska, East Tennessee, India, and Ethiopia. She is an M.Div. graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan University.


6 Comments

  1. I’m a new subscriber!
    And I’ve tweeted:

    I just entered to win a copy of the new book Reading Black Books by Claude Atcho from @ERBks! You can too: https://t.co/vs2BZmMM91— Janet Williams (@KnittingJ) August 13, 2022

  2. Tony Petersen

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